Commando 5175: Home of Heroes - Michael’s War SNIP

“Weekes’ War” Commando tales continue this week – plus, Starblazer returns?

Brand new Commando comics (Issues 5175 – 5178 are out this week from DC Thomson, on sale in all good newsagents (and online) on Thursday. But hang on, the chap in the gas mask on the cover of Issue 3178 looks awfully familiar… read on to find out why! Watch as friends from South AfricaContinue reading “Weekes’ War” Commando tales continue this week – plus, Starblazer returns?

Commando 5168: Gold Collection: Black Schneider SNIP

Criminals on the loose in latest Commando comics!

Brand new Commando comics from DC Thomson (Issues 5167 – 5170) are on sale from this Thursday in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms. Track down a vicious criminal in World War Two France, search the desert dunes for the Black Schneider, help free Mexico from the Federales, and find out what deadlyContinue reading Criminals on the loose in latest Commando comics!

Battleground Picture Library 41 - "Moonstrike!" SNIP

Collecting Comics: The Strange Case of the War Comic Cover “Twins”

Richard Sheaf and I recently investigated the way British war comics used to re-use cover art, and this article reveals how two British comic companies used the same art on different titles… For those of you familiar with my Nothing But a Fan blog, you may also have heard of Vic Whittle.  Don’t worry ifContinue reading Collecting Comics: The Strange Case of the War Comic Cover “Twins”

Commando 5139: Home of Heroes: The Forlorn Hope SNIP

Outfoxed and Under Attack – action adventure aplenty in new Commando comics!

Brand new Commando (Issues 5139 – 5142) go on sale from DC Thomson in all good newsagents (and various digital platforms) on Thursday 12th July. Bear your Brown Bess musket and Baker rifle with the Sherwood Foresters, ditch the camera for courage with film star Rex Barton, outwit wily POWs in the Scottish Highlands, andContinue reading Outfoxed and Under Attack – action adventure aplenty in new Commando comics!

Commando 5124: Gold Collection: Under the Wire -SNIP

Convict Commandos back in action!

The latest issues of DC Thomson’s war comic, Commando (Issues 5123 – 5126) are on sale now! Hunt ‘wolf warriors’ with the Convict Commandos, infiltrate a POW camp full of bloodthirsty Nazi fanatics, team up with Italian partisans in the Adriatic, and take out an invading kriegsmarine crew on a remote Scottish island… Commando 5123:Continue reading Convict Commandos back in action!